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Jade Kesone Finau


UW’s first Tongan volleyball player reflects on the value of bridging the vision gap

I was accustomed to being the only Tongan growing up in a suburbia America  neighborhood and I recognized early when I started club volleyball the lack of Pacific Islander players, particularly Tongans, both in club and college and I found myself constantly answering questions about Tongan history, geography, culture and my family’s immigration story